Brazil vs South Korea – Preview, H2H, Line-ups, Odds, Prediction, Live Stream | FIFA World Cup 2022 

Neymar of Brazil celebrates his goal with Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison
Neymar of Brazil celebrates his goal with Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison | Photo Credit: IMAGO

South Korea will face tournament favourite Brazil at the iconic Stadium 974 on Monday with both sides looking to secure a place in the quarter-finals.

Venue: Stadium 974 (Doha) 

Key Statistics

Brazil have lost just one of their last 18 games (W14, D3).

They have failed to score in one of their last eleven games.

Brazil have kept seven clean sheets in their last ten games.

South Korea have failed to score twice in their last ten games.

They have five clean sheets in their last ten games.

South Korea have competed in the most editions of the World Cup for any Asian country. 

They have taken part in nine consecutive World Cups.

World Cup trivia: Brazil are the most successful team in the tournament’s history. They’ve won the World Cup a record five times (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002) and have played in all 21 editions of the tournament so far.

Head to head

Brazil and Korea have faced each other three times in total, with the five-time world champions winning each of those encounters. 

The most recent clash came in a friendly game in June of this year, which Brazil won 5-1.

Latest performances in all competitions

Brazil: L-W-W-W-W

South Korea: W-L-D-W-W 


Brazil’s unbeaten record in Qatar came to an end on Friday in their final group game, when they were narrowly beaten by Cameroon.

Having already sealed a place in the knockout round thanks to two wins against Serbia and Switzerland in their opening two games, Tite’s men were in the comfort zone against Cameroon after allowing the coach the opportunity to shuffle his powerful squad.

Although they lost the game, Tite will be satisfied with his side’s outing and will now hope that his well-rested stars can seal a knockout win against a well-motivated South Korea side who are looking to cause one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history.

Brazil come into this tie as favourites but will know they cannot be cocky or over-confident going into this tie. In Russia 2018, Tite’s men were tournament favourites, as they are this year, but crashed out at the quarter-final stage following a 2-1 defeat to Belgium. 

Possible Brazil starting line-up

Alisson Becker; Eder Militao, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Alex Sandro; Fred, Casemiro, Lucas Paqueta; Raphinha, Richarlison, Vinicius Junior.

Injured: Alex Telles, Danilo, Alex Sandro, Neymar

Doubtful: None 

Suspended: None

South Korea

After two disappointing results in the opening two games of the group stage, South Korea left it late to seal their place in the knockout stage of the World Cup for the third time in their history.

The Asian side began their tournament with a hard-fought 0-0 draw against Uruguay, a game they very well could have won had they taken their chances. They followed that up with a narrow 3-2 loss to Ghana, leaving them on the edge of elimination in the group stage.

Knowing they had to win to have any chance of securing qualification heading into the last group game, South Korea left it late against Portugal in the last game, with a 90th-minute goal by Hwang Hee-chan enough to seal a 2-1 win over Portugal and send them through ahead of Uruguay. 

They will hope they can produce another bold display they had against Portugal on Friday when they meet a Brazil side that have defeated them each time they have met in the past.

Led by their talisman Son Heung-min, Paulo Bento’s side will lack an overall class edge against Brazil, but will certainly match them for commitment and intensity.

Possible South Korea starting line-up

Seung-Gyu Kim, Moon-hwan Kim, Min-Jae Kim, Young-Gwon Kim, Jin-Su Kim, In-beom Hwang, Woo-Young Jung, Chang-Hoon Kwon, Woo-yeong Jeong, Heung-Min Son, Gue-sung Cho.

Injured: None

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None


 Odds-BrazilOdds-South Korea%  Brazil% South Korea
To qualify1.1106.50086.6713.33
In 90 mins1.28013.00075.127.40
In Extra-time11.00041.0007.011.88
In Penalty17.00019.0004.544.06


Brazil 2-0 South Korea

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